The Resource Personal Problems

Personal Problems

Label
Personal Problems
Title
Personal Problems
Contributor
Distributor
Film director
Provider
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This entirely African American-conceived and produced ensemble drama is the result of a collaboration of a pair of pioneering Black artists: writer Ishmael Reed and filmmaker Bill Gunn, who wrote and directed the underground classic Ganja & Hess and wrote the screenplay for Hal Ashby's The Landlord. Originally intended to air on public television in 1980, it went unseen for many years; the original tapes have been carefully restored and the film is now available in its full-length version for the first time in decades!
Cataloging source
UtOrKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Kino Lorber in 1980
Language note
In English
PerformerNote
Jim Wright, Sam Waymon, Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor, Walter Cotton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gunn, Bill
  • Kanopy
  • Kino Lorber (Firm)
Runtime
164
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
Technique
live action
Label
Personal Problems
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (165 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
5938454
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(CaSfKAN)kan5938454
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Personal Problems
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (165 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
5938454
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(CaSfKAN)kan5938454
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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